(of a sail) in position and ready for trimming.
(of a yard) hoisted and ready to be fastened in position.
(of an upper mast) unfastened and ready for lowering.
Her anchor was atrip, that is, the cable was hove short, showing that she was ready to sail at a moment’s notice.
Equatorial America Maturin M. Ballou
As soon as the anchor was atrip, I rang the bell to go ahead.
Down South Oliver Optic
(postpositive) (nautical) (of an anchor) no longer caught on the bottom; tripped; aweigh
Architecture. Also called cavaedium. the main or central room of an ancient Roman house, open to the sky at the center and usually having a pool for the collection of rain water. a courtyard, flanked or surrounded by porticoes, in front of an early or medieval Christian church. a skylit central court in a contemporary […]
not . atoxic a·tox·ic (ā-tŏk’sĭk) n. Not toxic.
a combination of 1. and 1. or 2 , used infrequently as an independent suffix with the same senses as 1. and 2 : affirmatory; observatory . suffix of, relating to, characterized by, or serving to: circulatory, exploratory, migratory, explanatory
a deep blue-black color.